Doesn’t everyone love a surprise?
The best dramas are full of them, and the Gutenberg saga is no different.
Developers have been discussing when the new editor should go live after the November 19 (and then 27) dates were missed. Consensus was strongly in favor of January, but the plot apparently was getting stale with too much dialogue.
This just in! WordPress 5.0 and the Gutenberg editor that comes with it is being released Thursday, December 6 (less than 2 days from now).